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Directorate and administration

1. Giovanni Ravazzotti

       
Non-executive Chairman
  Founder, in 1969, of the Italtile Group and Chairman of Ceramic Industries (Pty) Limited.      

2. Luciana Ravazzotti Langenhoven

  Appointed to the Board in 2018.      
Non-executive Deputy Chairman
  Luciana has 25 years of experience with the Group, having worked in various roles including HR, IT, accounting, sales and marketing in the South African business, and was involved in the research and establishment of Ceramic Industries' Centaurus factory in Australia. Luciana is currently a non-executive director on the Boards of Centaurus Pty Ltd in Australia (appointed in 2000) and Ceramic Industries (Pty) Ltd (appointed in 2006).      

3. Jan Potgieter

  Appointed to the Board in 2014.    
Chief Executive Officer   Jan is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and has extensive senior level experience in the retail and supply chain sectors, having most recently served as Chief Executive Officer and formerly Financial Director of Massdiscounters (a division of Massmart). He also served as a business manager at Clover SA and spent eight years at SABMiller in senior financial roles. Jan currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Fortress Income Fund and Novus Holdings.      
BCompt (Hons), CA(SA) Advanced Management Programme (INSEAD)
 

4. Brandon Wood

  Appointed to the Board in 2013.    
Executive Director: Commercial and Supply Chain   Brandon is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and prior to joining the Group, was an audit manager at EY. He joined Italtile in 2010 as Group Financial Manager and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in 2013 and served in this position for five years. In 2018, Brandon was appointed as Executive Director: Commercial and Supply Chain.      
BAcc, CA(SA)
 

5. Tsundzukani Mhlanga

  Appointed to the Board in 2018.    
Executive Director: Finance and Administration   Tsundzukani qualified as a chartered accountant in 2008 and also holds a Masters' in Business Administration (UCT Graduate School of Business), as well as a certificate in Mining Tax Law (Wits). She was previously Financial Director of a JSE-listed property sector company and prior to that, acting Chief Financial Officer of a state-owned mining company.      
CA (SA), MBA (UCT)
 

6. Susan du Toit

  Appointed to the Board in 2009.    
Lead independent non-executive director   Susan is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and has held a number of positions within EY culminating in the position as lead audit partner on a number of entities listed on the JSE. Susan also held the position of team leader for a group of audit partners at EY. Susan currently works with a number of organisations in the non-profit sector.      
CA(SA), MCom (Financial Management)
 

7. Brand Pretorius

  Appointed to the Board in 2011.    
Independent non-executive director   Brand Pretorius is a well-known and respected businessman in South Africa, particularly in the motor industry where he held the position of Managing Director for Toyota SA Marketing for eight years and that of Chief Executive Officer of McCarthy Limited from 1999 to his retirement on 1 March 2011. Brand currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Reunert, Agrinet, Tongaat Hulett and Metair Investments.      
MCom Business Economics
 

8. Ndumi Medupe

  Appointed to the Board in 2014.    
Independent non-executive   Ndumi is a Chartered Accountant (SA), and is a founder and director of Indyebo Consulting (Pty) Ltd, a niche company that provides assurance, advisory and consulting services. Ndumi currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of City Lodge, Alviva Holdings and Cargo Carriers.      
director BAcc, CA(SA)
 

9. Nomagugu Mtetwa

  Appointed to the Board in 2017.    
Independent non-executive director   Nomagugu is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and has extensive experience in the financial services and telecommunications sectors, as well as state-owned entities. Nomagugu was formerly managing executive: Finance of Vodacom South Africa and a partner of PwC. Nomagugu currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of the Development Bank of South Africa, Aviation Co-ordination Services, Equites Property Fund, Santam and Sasfin.      
CA(SA)
 

10. Nkateko Khoza

  Appointed to the Board in 2018.    
Independent non-executive director   Nkateko is the Chief Executive Officer of Dzana Investments, a venture founded by her father, Dr Reuel Khoza. Dzana Investments is a holding company with interests in mining, property, energy, education, health and the ICT sector. She was formerly associate director at Deloitte Consulting where she was responsible for business development and client service.      
BCom, MBA